Category Archives: Bloom

Bloom 2017 – Sunny Sunflowers

Found another photo or two of some little vases I did in early August. I say this every year but I do adore these flowers so much and must try to grow more next year. I think the varieties here … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Pink Symmetry and Purple Haze

A couple more arrangements to share. We are away at the moment at the cottage we love in Northumberland, hence the lack of posts these last couple of days. The abundance of Cosmos a few weeks ago spurred me on … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – The Dahlias

We had a beautiful day last Friday and although we were getting a few flowers from the Dahlias I decided it was time to dig them up while the soil wasn’t too soggy. In this part of the UK our … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Velvet and Gold

My plan to get outside and harvest all the rest of the flowers didn’t quite go to plan. We had Storm Brian which brought gales and rain to the UK. We didn’t suffer too much here but other parts of … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Studded with Purple

I mentioned that I have a few more flower arrangements up my sleeve even though the season is changed and the cutting patches have all but given up. I’d actually forgotten all about this arrangement until I was sorting photographs … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Take Four Sunflowers

Still a favourite way to display flowers and one that doesn’t need long elegant stems or armfuls of blooms. And it is the perfect excuse for collecting little vases….. Simple and effective flower arranging that packs a punch. Running out … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – A Little Catch Up

  Time is flying. I have some flower arrangements to share from before we went away. Thought I better post them before winter sets in……. I picked a great big bucket of everything that was pickable just before we set … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – White Whites

Just popping in to share this vase of pretty white flowers, We are still stateside but this photo has me thinking just a little bit about home. Here we have Scabious, Ammi and Borage with one single sweet pea stem … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Candy Pink

I think I fall into this trap every year. Here in the UK the long school holidays start towards the end of July with the kids going back to school the first week of September. June and July goes by … Continue reading

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Bloom 2017 – Sweet as a Sweet Pea

This was perhaps the second bunch of Lathyrus I have picked this summer, a welcome sight indeed. I chose a collection six packets of seeds from Sarah Raven this year. I sowed them all and had over 50 plants but … Continue reading

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